COVID-19: Lagos discharges 31 Nigerians, 6 foreigners

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By Oluwafunke Ishola/Florence Onuegbu
Lagos, Aug. 2, 2020 The Lagos State government, on Sunday, announced the recovery and discharge of 37 coronavirus patients from its isolation centres.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu said in a statement that the patients, including 31 Nigerians and six foreigners, were discharged after testing negative twice for the virus.
”Good people of Lagos, today, 37 #COVID19Lagos patients; 15 females and 22 males, including 6 foreign nationals, were discharged from our isolation facilities to reunite with the society.
”The patients; 8 from Agidingbi; 7 from Onikan; 7 from Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba; 1 from Gbagada; 2 from First Cardiology and 12 from LUTH Isolation Centres, were discharged after full recovery.
”Remember, stopping community spread of #COVID19 begins with you!” Sanwo-Olu said.
He urged Lagosians to always stay safe by maintaining physical distancing, practising hand hygiene, masking up and taking responsibility for a COVID-19-free Lagos.

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